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Ascension Parish School Board Receives $6M More in Disaster Aid

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Ascension Parish School Board will receive nearly $6.1 million for permanent school repairs following the August 2016 floods. The recently approved funding will help with campus-wide repair efforts at St. Amant High School.

Minimizing Hurricane Risks

Hurricane season begins June 1 and we've already experienced, Alberto, the first named storm system, but it’s not too late for citizens to protect themselves and their families during severe weather. Since the mid 1800’s when the National Weather Service began officially recording hurricanes, 54 hurricanes have directly hit Louisiana.

Fact Sheet: Financial Disaster Aid Available for U.S. Citizens, Non-Citizen Nationals and Qualified Aliens

Information for undocumented immigrants regarding FEMA assistance for Arkansas residents affected by flooding and severe storms between May 21 and June 14


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is committed to helping all eligible disaster survivors recover from the recent Arkansas flooding and severe storms, including U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals and qualified aliens.

Fact Sheet: How to avoid fraud after the recent flooding

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – There are a number of fraud concerns flood survivors need to be aware of to protect themselves:


Some Residents in High-Risk Areas Must Maintain Flood Coverage or Risk Missing Out on Future Aid

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – If disaster strikes once, it can strike again. Make sure you’re prepared — and remain eligible for assistance from the federal government — by buying and maintaining flood insurance.


Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers to Close in Pope and Perry Counties

Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Atkins (Pope County) is scheduled to close on Wednesday, July 17 at 3 p.m., and the DRC in Houston (Perry County) will close on Friday, July 19 at 3 p.m.

The Disaster Recovery Centers are located at:


FEMA Visitara a Comunidades en 21 Condados de Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Inspectores de vivienda y equipos de Asistencia a Sobrevivientes de Desastres (DSA, por sus siglas en inglés) de la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) están en las calles de 21 condados de Oklahoma para ayudar a los sobrevivientes de desastre conectarse con asistencia potencial.


Seis Condados de Oklahoma Agregados en la Declaración Federal de Desastre

Oklahoma City, OK – Seis más condados en Oklahoma son designados para asistencia por desastre de parte de la declaración federal de desastre por tormentas severas, vientos en línea-recta, tornados y las inundaciones entre el 7 de mayo y 9 de junio de 2019.


FEMA grants $4.6 million to the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $4.6 million to the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, an eligible nonprofit organization, for repair and replacement at several facilities following Hurricane Harvey.


Proper Permits Needed Before Rebuilding

 Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansans affected by the severe storms and flooding between May 21 and June 14 are advised to get proper permits when rebuilding their damaged property.